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Contact: Ben Hayes, 907-983-9208
Skagway – The Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park museum on Second Avenue will close temporarily for upgrades Monday, April 17 through Friday April 21. The museum will reopen on Monday, April 24.
The closure will allow contractor Formations Inc. of Portland, OR to complete upgrades to new museum exhibits including installation of an audio description program and infrastructure to aid visitors who are visually impaired. After the upgrades are complete, the museum will be open Monday-Friday from 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. April 24 -28.
The park will transition to the summer schedule on Sunday, April 30 with daily opening of the museum on Second Avenue, the visitor center at the corner of Second Avenue and Broadway, and the Mascot Saloon Museum on the corner of Third Avenue and Broadway from 8:30a.m. to 5:30p.m. Additional programs including guided tours, ranger programs, the Jeff. Smiths Parlor Museum and the Moore House Museum will begin Tuesday, May 2.